We Would Like to Hear from You Regarding the 4-Day Week.

ACGC intends to submit an application for the continuation of the 4-day school week. There will be two upcoming meetings for you to provide feedback about the 4-day week.

December 16th @ 5:30 - 6:00 PM in Grove City at the Jr/Sr High Media Center
December 17th @ 4:30 - 5:00 PM in Grove City at the Jr/Sr High Media Center

Sports Announcement for 12/10/19

Snowmobile Safety Driving Test

Jan. 4, 2020 from 8 am to Noon

At the Willmar Senior Center on North Hwy 71

Call Joe at 320-979-4953 to register

You must take the written test on the MN DNR website before January 3rd.  Bring a print out of the completed written portion of the snowmobile safety.


Order the 7-12 Yearbook

There is a new way to order 7-12 grade yearbooks.

Go to Recommended browser Google Chrome.

If redirected to main page, enter school: Atwater Cosmos Grove City

Click on the yearbook icon

Enter your students name and grade, then shop

Sports Announcement for 12/9/19

Tonight's girls basketball game is postponed for tonight 12/9/19

Sports Announcement for 12/9/19

ACGC community ed trip meeting for tonight is postponed 12/9/19

Sports Announcement for 12/9/19

The community ed Scandinavia trip meeting will be held on Dec. 19th

at 6 pm

Acgc Varsity Boys And Girls Basketball Teams Will Play At Target Center Against Lakeview On January 4, 2020

Boys At 1:30
Girls At 3:30

Falcon Fans~
The cost is $20 per person and gets you a “voucher” into the high school game and then the upper level Timberwolves game ticket. The process will be to do both games at the same time through this link.

Here is the promo code that ACGC fans use is: falcons

Sports Announcement for 12/4/19

The c-squad boys game at Montevideo on Friday 12/6/19 will start at 4:45


Snow Make Up Date

Monday January 6th 2020 will become a student day as identified on the school calendar.

Sports Announcement for 12/4/19

JH boys basketball on 12/6/19 at BOLD

7th grade at 4:30
8th grade at 5:30

Sports Announcement for 12/2/19

The wrestling Tri at KMS is now a Quad.  Start time is 4:00 on 12/3/19

Sports Announcement for 12/2/19

JH boys basketball game at YME on 12/3/19 will be the 7th grade game first with the 8th grade game to follow

Sports Announcement for 11/26/19

Girls basketball game today at BLH is varsity only at 5:00 

Flyer for December 3,2019 Ground Breaking at Atwater Elementary School

Sports Announcement for 11/20/19

The girls basketball game at Kimball on Friday, Nov 22nd will be c-squad and varsity only.  No JV game.

Wizard of Oz poster for Play Nov. 23 & 24

Sports Announcement for 11/11/19

Junior high boys basketball game on 11/14/19 is canceled


K-6 Cherrydale Fundraiser Pick Up
Pick Up Date: Tuesday November 19th
Pick Up Time: 3:00-5:30 PM
Location: ACGC Elementary School in Atwater

Check out the Preschool Early Childhood Clothing Fundraiser!

There are some cute Future Falcon options for the little ones and a lot of new options for adults! Orders are due Monday, November 18th to insure delivery by Christmas.

Baker Graphics: acgcfundrasier2019

Veteran's Day Program

Veterans Day + US Flag The Veteran's Day Program will be held on November 8 at 2:00PM in the high school theater, with refreshments to following for the vets.

Surplus Item: Climbing Wall Mat

4ft x 6ft Old Climbing Wall Matts.
There are a total of 10 of them.

Form for placing a bid on Climbing Wall Mats

Must bet turned in to the District office by 11/8 at noon

Sports Announcement for 10/25/19

Our volleyball team won the first round of sections against Kimball.

We play the second round tonight (10/25) against BBE in Brooten at 7:00.


ACGC Falcons Pin

ACGC Falcons Pin 2019-20
The Robotics Teams Still has Lapel Pins for sale.

Pins cost $10 each.

The money raised from the sale of the pins will be used to purchase parts/equipment and for participating in meets. If you are interested in purchasing a pin or donating to the Robotics team, contact

Sports Announcement for 10/21/19

ACGC will travel to Kimball on 10/24/19 for section 5A volleyball. Match starts at 7 pm

Sports Announcement for 10/17/19

ACGC will be hosting Holdingford in 5AA football playoffs on Tuesday, the 22nd at 7:00 pm

Community/Alumni band for tonights football game is cancelled

Due to weather the Community/Alumni band for tonights football game is cancelled.

Sports Announcement for 10/10/19

The youth tackle football jamboree for Saturday, Oct. 12th is cancelled.

There will be equipment hand in on Saturday at 10 am. Followed by dodgeball games and a pizza party.

Homecoming Week Elementary Dressup days

Tuesday, October 8 - Class Color Day
4th – Wear Purple
3rd – Wear Blue
2nd – Wear Green
1st – Wear Yellow
K – Wear Orange
PK/SACC – Wear Red

Wednesday, October 9 - Western Day

Thursday, October 10 - Jersey Day

Friday, October 11 - Falcon Pride Day

Carris Health Flu Shot clinic to be held at each school building on on
October 22, 2019.

Completed forms need to be turned into the health office by October 14, 2019.

Parent Letter
Vaccine Information Statement
Consent Form

Sports Announcement for 10/4/19

Youth tackle football jamboree is moved to October 12th.

Sports Announcement for 10/4/19

No community ed. flag football on 10/5 because of rain and field conditions.  

Sports Announcement for 10/2/19

The 9th/10th grade football game in Montevideo on Monday the 7th has been moved to a 4:00 start time

Sports Announcement for 9/21/19

No Community Ed flag football today 9/21/19

Sports Announcement for 9/18/19

The 9th grade football game in Minnewaska on Thursday the 19th  has been moved to a 4:15 start on the turf field.

Sports Announcement for 9/17/19

Junior high football vs Montevideo is cancelled

Practice is on with only light pads, shorts and helmets with breaks every 20 minutes

Sports Announcement for 9/17/19

JH volleyball match is postponed to October 15th and no practice today 9/17/19

Sports Announcement for 9/16/19

The junior high football game at Murdock on Thursday the 19th will be the 7th grade game first at 4:30 followed by the 8th grade game around 5:30.

ACGC Fine Arts Clothing Order - NOW OPEN

Online store details:
Go to
Click on Stores
Enter Code - 1682164

Or print and turn in this form: Order Form

Deadline Septemeber 23, 2019

Sports Announcement for 9/12/19

9th grade football game with Sauk Centre is cancelled 9/12/19

Sports Announcement for 9/12/19

No junior high football practice today. 9/12/19

Sports Announcement for 9/9/19

JV football game at Sauk Centre is cancelled 9/9/19

Sports Announcement for 9/9/19

Youth tackle football practice is cancelled 9/9/19

Sports Announcement for 9/5/19

JV football at Montevideo on Oct. 7th is cancelled

9th grade football with Montevideo on Oct. 10th has been moved to

Oct 7th at Montevideo

New Items Listed on the ACGC Surplus Page: Weight Lifting Equipment

SEALED bid form must be submitted by NOON on Friday, September 6th, 2019.

Bench Black
Bench Press Bench Black
Bench Press Bench White
Bench White
Power Rack Black
Power Rack White
White Tower Rack

Surplus Page

Sports Announcement for 8/29/19

Varsity football game at BBE on 8/30 will be broadcast on  KLFN 106.5



Sports Announcement for 8/26/19

No Junior High Football practice today 8/26/19

Employment Opportunities at ACGC

Maintenance/Custodian Full Time

Substitute Teacher

Paraprofessional Substitute

Literacy Tutor for Minnesota Reading Corps

For more information visit this page: Employment Opportunities

2019 Alumni & Community Pep Band

October 11 at Falcon Homecoming Football
Contact Brendon Canavan at with your instrument and part for music.

ACGC Fall Clothing Orders

Volleyball - Code ACGCVB - Open until August 21st.

ACGC Booster Club - Click on stores - Store 1034338 - Open until September 6th.

Volleyball practice times for the week of August 12th

Monday: 2:30-5:30
Tuesday: 2:30-5:30
Wednesday: 2:30-5:30
Thursday: 8:00-11:00
Friday: Leave for scrimmage at 6:30am from the high school.

The ACGC Community is invited to attend a presentation about our upcoming building projects!

Join us at any of the times and locations below!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
ACGC Elementary School Cafeteria in Atwater
3:30, 4:00, 4:30, 5:00, 5:30, 6;00 or 6:30
Dance Team will be selling pizza by the slice during this time!

Thursday, August 15, 2019
ACGC JrSr High School Commons in Grove City
5:00, 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 or 7:30
Boost Club will be selling burgers during this time!

New Items Listed on the ACGC Surplus Page

SEALED bid form must be submitted by NOON on Monday, August 12th, 2019.

Overhead Projectors
VCR Players
Tape/Cd Players
Wooden Chairs
Plastic Chairs
2 Drawer Filing Cabinets
3 Drawer Filing Cabinets
4 Drawer Filing Cabinets
Opaque Projectors
World/U.S. Maps
Minnesota Map
Sled Desks
Small Carts
Surplus Page

3rd Annual Falcon Golf Scramble

Join The ACGC Booster Club in starting off the 2019-20 School Year with the 3rd Annual Falcon Golf Event.

10 hole scramble
Island Pine Golf Club, Atwater
Registration start at 5:00pm
Golfing starts at 6:00
Cost is $35 per golfer, includes 10 holes, cart and a meal.

ISD #2396 ACGC Public Schools is Accepting Bids for Surplus Equipment

Bids will be accepted until Friday July 26th at Noon.

Bids may be submitted either:
1) In person at the District Office OR
2) Via email to Business Manager Kathryn Haase at

  • Chairs
  • TV Cart
  • Sled Desks
  • Belly Desks
  • Lab Table
Items can be found here


ACGC K-4 will hold an ORIENTATION on August 13, 2019.

Please call Alysia at 320-244-4639 Monday-Thursday 7:00AM-Noon to sign up for your time to meet your child's teacher!

Upcoming Teacher Days

August 6th - New Teacher Day!
August 13th - 7:30 am ~ 4 pm (certified staff only
August 14th - ALL Staff Day!
August 15th - 11 am - 7:30 pm (certified staff only)

Open House:

Preschool Open House August 13, 2019 3:30pm - 6:30

5-12 School will be held on August 15, 2019 5:00-7:30PM

School Begins on Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Annual online registration will open August 1, 2019 - It must be completed by August 19th.

This process needs to be completed yearly.

2019/20 School Supply List is Now Available

Link to Prek-12 School Supply List

Section 3AA Baseball Tournament Update

Date: Thu 6/01
Time: 2:00pm
Opponent: Fairmont High School
Location: Marshall Legion Field
Legion Field Rd Marshall, MN 56258


Card Reader The CardMaster™ Available For Public Bid

SEALED bid form must be submitted by NOON on Thursday, May 30th, 2019.

Once bidding is closed, pickup must be arranged to occur during school hours, within 2 weeks.

Card Reader The CardMaster™ card reader provides students with the ability to gain new ground with learning how to read and pronounce new words.
More info found here

ACGC 2019 Spring Concert, May 13th @ 6:30 and 7:30

Join us for a night of great music and plenty of laughs as the 5-12 ACGC Students showcase their musical talents.

5th/6th Grade Band/Music Classes- 6:30 (Students show up at 6:00 for music class, 5:45 for band)

7-12 Bands and Choirs- 7:30 (Students show up at 7:00)

Summer Recreation 2019

Grove City

CNA Certificates

Our students received certificates and pins for completing a CNA class at Paynesville High School.
Participating students were Ashlyn Amdahl, Ericka Bagley, Pailey Wilner and Shayla Mead.

Prom Information

Saturday May 4, 2019
Theatre Doors Open to the Public at 3:00
Grand March begins at 4:00

Literacy Tutor for Minnesota Reading Corps

ACGC Elementary is looking for reading tutors to give their time and talent to help our kids become successful readers and learners.
Tutors work one-on-one or in small groups with students during school hours throughout the school year.

More info...

Vintage Lockers and Vault door Available For Public Bid

SEALED bid form must be submitted by NOON on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019.

Once bidding is closed, pickup must be arranged to occur during school hours, within 2 weeks.

All lockers have a minimum bid of $20.00.

Vault Door has a minimum Bid of $500.00

More info found here

ACGC Kindergarten Registration is Monday, April 29, 2019

Please call Nancy at 320-244-4693 to schedule your appointment and receive more information.

Preschool Registration for Fall 2019 is Open!

Please call Peggy at 320-244-4641 for more information.
Registration documents can be found on the Preschool Registration Page Here

2019 - 2020 School Calendar

Next Years school calendar now posted. It can be found in the Calendar section of the menu, as well as at this link:

No Open Gym Tonight 2/24/2019

American Red Cross Blood Drive

The ACGC National Honor Society is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, February 27. We are in urgent need of Power Red donors! With a Power Red donation, you can give almost twice the amount and make an even greater impact.

Please sign up today:

Please sign up today:
Code: ACGC

No school and community education activities this evening, Thursday February 7th.

Snow Make up day Feb. 11th.!

Announcement for Monday January 28, 2019

Math league is cancelled for today

School daycare is closed Monday 1/28/19

Announcement for Sunday January 27, 2019

No open gyms
No open wood shop



Year Book Order

2018-2019 YEARBOOKS
Price: $50.00; With Personalization: $55.00
Orders Due By: March 27, 2019
Please turn in your order form with payment to the High School Nurse’s Office
Year Books will be delivered in the summer.
Order Form

Falcons Basketball Clothing Order

Orders due to any basketball coach by January 19th.

Clothing will be deilieved the first week of February.

Order form

Items for sale

2 Football Passing Machines, listed separately
Football Passing Machine 304
Football Passing Machine 56004

Come see the ACGC Veteran’s Day Program

ACGC is inviting veterans and community members to join us in honoring our nation’s veterans. Come for an afternoon of music, thought, and reflection on everything veterans have sacrificed for our country. There will be coffee and cookies served afterwards as another way to thank our veterans for their service.

Friday, November 9th @ 2:30
ACGC High School Theater

5 AA Football Playoffs

ACGC will host Sauk Centre in the first round of section 5 AA football playoffs on 10/23/18 @ 7:00
Adults $8
Students $5

ACGC Wrestling Clothing Order

Click Here

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Clinic - October 4

ACMC/Carris Health is working with your local school to give the seasonal influenza vaccine to students in grades K-12. This vaccine will protect against the influenza strains that are expected to circulate this year. We are offering nasal spray and injectable flu shots this year. We will hold vaccination clinics on 10/4/18 in the morning.

Please complete and return the consent form to your child’s school by 9/28/18.

November 6th

As you may be aware, the ACGC community will be voting on a bond on November 6th to update school facilities. The following website has been created with pertinent information regarding the needs, the plan, and the tax impacts.

Please remember to vote on November 6th.

Booster Club Fall Clothing Order (Due: September 17th)

It is time for the Booster Club Fall Clothing Order here is the link: click on stores and enter the code: 1034338 orders are due: September 17th

5-12 School Student Schedules

ACGC 5-12 School will not be mailing out student schedules and forms to fill out and return this year.

Please log in to your JMC Parent Access to obtain your child's schedule, update personal information and complete questions regarding your child.

If you have questions regarding the process call 320-244-4730.

Alumni/Community Pep Band

ACGC would like to extend out an invitation to alumni and community members to play with the Falcon Pep Band at the homecoming volleyball and football games.

October 9th @ 5:30 pm - Volleyball - Pregame October 12th @ 6:30 pm - Football - Pregame and Halftime

Contact Brendon Canavan ( with instrument and preferred part (1st, 2nd, etc.), and he will get you music.

Updated Athletic Forms and Handbook

MSHSL Eligibitiy Brochure

Sports Health Questionaire / Physical Form

Student/Athlete ~ Fine Arts ~ Parent Handbook

ACGC Community Education and Prairie Fire Theater present Robin Hood.

ACGC Community Education and Prairie Fire Theater

present Robin Hood. 

Show times are 7:00 pm on June 1st and 1:00 pm on June 2nd.  Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for students.



ACGC 2017-2018 Honor Roll - Semester 2

Honor Roll PDF

SubsectionSoftball at ACGC on May 22nd

ACGC will host the first round of subsection softball on May 22nd at 3:00.  Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students
Click here for 2018 Section 3AA Softball Bracket

Subsection Track at NLS on May 22nd

ACGC subsection track at NLS on May 22nd starts at 2:00 (field events first)

2018 Evening of Excellence

5-12 Theatre Wednesday, May 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
2018 Evening of Excellence recipients

ACGC Band and Choir Spring Concert May 9th!

Theater in ACGC 5-12 building, Grove City 5th-8th Grade 6:30PM 9th-12th Grade 7:30PM Don't miss this great evening which will include music from The Greatest Showman, Wicked, Disney, Harry Potter, and other popular favorites!

Grove City Summer Recreation 2018

Grove City Summer Recreational Flyer

Kobe Holtz Selected as a finalist in Viking Coca-Cola's 2018 Powerade Athletes of the Year

Viking Coca-Cola would like to congratulate ACGC senior, Kobe Holtz for being selected as one of our finalist. He is 1 of 5 male and 5 female students to receive a $1000 award. Viking Coca-Cola also deeply thank you for your support of our Powerade for Schools program, because of ACGC's Powerade purchases Viking Coca-Cola is able to give money back to ACGC High School.

Voting will take place at Viking Coca-Cola from April thru May 6.

A Decision Turned Deadly

“Hidden in Plain Site” April 9th 4:00PM - 7:00PM

Hidden in Plain Sight is an interactive presentation that will provide parents knowledge and insight on drug use indicators that can be found in a teen's room.

This will be available from 4:00pm - 7:00PM in the ACGC Theatre in Grove City during Conferences 

Hidden in Plain Site

Power to the Parents

Tonights Preschool Registration Postponed

Preschool Registration has been rescheduled for April 12th at 6:00PM

Youth Wrestling

Youth wrestling practice will be after school in Atwater today from 4-5:30. There will NOT be practice tonight at the high school.

ACGC Hosting Large Group Contest on Wednesday, April 4

ACGC Hall of Fame

The ACGC Sports Boosters & AD Maurer are taking applications for 2018 Hall of Fame candidates.

Please use this link to complete the form.

ACGC Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018.

The Community Education After School Art Club has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 13.

Community Education After School Robotics last day rescheduled for Tuesday, March 13.

East Coast Trip Meeting Rescheduled

East Coast 2018 Parent-Travel meeting tonight will be rescheduled for Thursday, March 8 at 6:18 pm. pm.

Youth Wrestling Practice Cancelled Tonight

NO youth wrestling team practice tonight due to weather.

Community education youth dance is cancelled for tonight.

Spanish & Art in Spain: A Study Experience in Madrid and Barcelona

The Spanish and Visual Arts departments will be traveling to Spain in spring 2020! There will be an informational meeting for interested students (current 9th and 10th graders) and parents on Monday, March 12th at 6:00 in the Media Center.

FFA will serve breakfast / brunch in the lounge this morning 9:00 - 9:45 a.m.

ACGC Boosters Club: Youth Clothing

Order Online: Link Code is 1034338
Order Form: Youth Clothing Order

Order deadline is March 7th, with delivery about 3 weeks later. All the proceeds go to the Preschool Grant Program.

Congratulations Falcons Wrestling - Section 4A Champions!

ACGC Wrestling team will be competing at State on March 1st. ACGC will start wrestling at 9:00 am.

State wrestling tickets go on sale Thursday morning and may be purchased in the high school office.
Ticket Student $9 Adult $14. These tickets are for session 1 only.

2017-18 Yearbook Order Forms Now Available.

Orders are now being taken for the 2017-18 7-12 grade yearbook.

Use this link to download, print and fill out the order form or stop by the Nurses office to pick up an order form to fill out.

ACGC FFA Trapshooting Informational Meeting

Monday February 12th
ACGC Ag Room A-104
At 6pm

Tuesday February 13th
ACGC Ag Room A-104
At 6pm

Give Kids A Smile

Rice Regional Dental Clinic has 60 available appointments for the “Give Kids A Smile” event on February 2, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 pm.

Families with children ages 1-17 can take advantage of this free preventative dental services.

Rice Regional Dental Clinic
301 Becker Ave SW,
Willmar, MN 56201
320-214- 2620


Local Scholarships are now available on the high school page of the ACGC website – ALL seniors are encouraged to apply!!

9th Grade League Wrestling Team

The 9th Grade League wrestling team (grades 7-9) will be competing in the State Tournament in Hasting on Saturday, Jan 20th. If you would like to cheer them on by contributing to their Send Off Bags, please drop off items for the 22 wrestlers, managers, and coaches to either school by Friday morning.

Thanks, and Go Falcons!


ACGC FFA would like to thank Central Region Cooperative  and CO Bank for generous donation.  We appreciate your support of the ACGC FFA Chapter.  We will use the fund to help students attend State FFA Convention.

Basketball Clothing Order From


ACGC FFA fruit sale delivery 2 hours late due to icy road conditions

Keeping Our Youth Safe: Community Presentation at New London Spicer High School

NL-S is inviting the community to attend an evening presentation featuring service providers and sexual exploitation experts; Becky Jordan, Safe Harbor Regional Navigator (Someplace Safe), Brie Sweeney, Community Outreach and Youth Advocate (Heartland Girls Ranch), and Kasey Baker, Director of Community Outreach (Safe Avenues). Age appropriate sessions will be available and held in separate rooms.
More Info

Corn Drive Dinner November 30 4:30-6:30 pm

Corn Drive Dinner For True Friends (Camp Courage) November 30 4:30-6:30 pm Atwater Community Center $5 at the door. Serving ham, baked potato, corn, dinner roll, dessert. Help ACGC FFA members raise donations for True Friends!

Recycle Your Old Holiday Lights with the Yes! Team

The YES! team will be recycling holiday lights again this year. Lights may be dropped off in the bin in the commons between Wednesday, November 23 and Friday, January 8.

ACGC Youth Wrestling

ACGC Youth Wrestling Registration will be held Monday, Nov 27 at 6pm in the high school commons in Grove City. Forms have been sent home with K-6 students, but will be available at registration as well. Parents, please bring your calendars!

All are Welcome to the Booster Clubs Falcon Feast!
Tues Nov.21st starting at 5 pm.

Enjoy a Free Will Donation meal of pulled pork, beans, coleslaw, and chips, served from 5-6:15.

  • Partake in the great raffle, items generously donated by local community.
  • Have your picture taken in our Falcon Photo Booth.
  • Purchase Falcon Wear.
  • See the winter athletes show off their talents!

Great night of community! You won’t want to miss it!

Admission is frees! See you there!

Community Education: Travel to the capital cities of
Dublin Ireland, Edinburgh Scotland & London England
during June 6-13 of 2019!

View the trip website at: for itinerary, pricing and to enroll.
The tour leader, Gabra Lokken, may be contacted or texted at 320.262.9828 for more information.
*This is an adult tour but minors may join the tour if accompanied by a parent or guardian.*

ACGC Alumni Basketball Tournament 2017

Sponsored by the ACGC Basketball Team!

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
Location: ACGC High School in Grove City- beginning at 8 am(Depending on Number of teams)
Cost: $100 per Team

Please fill out form by Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Any questions email:
All proceeds will benefit the ACGC High School Basketball Program.

Register your team here:

Veteran's Day Program Friday Nov. 10th

Time: 2:30-3:15
Location: Grove City, Theater

    Student Performer Expectations:
  1. Come to school wearing normal pants, and a red, white, or blue shirt. Solid color dresses and skirts are also acceptable.
  2. Have your best behavior during the performance. There will be people there who have made unimaginable sacrifices. Show them the respect they deserve.
  3. Sing well! This is important music with an important message. Do your very best!

ACGC Theater Presents: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr

Based on the Tony Award-winning musical and Academy Award-winning film, a small town girl searches for a new life under the bright lights of 1920s New York City.
Show times:
Saturday, Nov. 4 at 2pm
Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2pm
Monday, Nov. 6 at 7pm

Tickets are available at the door.
$6 for Adults $2 for Students

Congratulations to our students completing at the National FFA Convention!

Daniel Williamson 5th Gold Award Environmental & Natural Resource Sys. Div. III (9-10 gr, indv.)
Darrin Williamson 7th Silver Award Power Structure & Tech. Div. I (7-8 gr, indv.)
Dillon Gratz Dairy Production Placement National Finalist & Scholarship Award
Daniel Williamson Environmental & Resource Sys. Entrepreneurship National Finalist & Scholarship Award
Kayla Kutzke Specialty Animal National Finalist & Scholarship Award
Kayla Kutzke American Degree

2017 ACGC Boosters Winter Clothing Order

2017 ACGC Boosters winter clothing order code: acgc

Online program ends on Mon, Oct 23, 2017
Your order ships on approximately Tue, Nov 21, 2017

If ordering from more than one store code, each order must be submitted separately

ACGC Wrestling Clothing

The ACGC Wrestling Clothing Store is open!
Please visit Rambow and enter store code: acgcwr to place your order online.
The store closes October 24, and clothing orders will be delivered to school Nov 22 so you have items before the home tournament on Dec 1.

Paper order forms are available in the office. Go Falcons!!

Pink Out!

The Football game on Friday, October 6 is Pink Out! National Honor Society will be selling glow sticks during lunch and at the game and all proceeds will be donated to the Randy Shaver Cancer Research Foundation. Wear pink to support this cause!

Defensive Player of the Week Candidate Cullen Lewis

Cullen Lewis was named a defensive player of the week candidate, after a 14-0 win over Osakis, the senior defensive end had 19 tackles and 1.5 sacks. Vote Here for who had the most impressive performance last week.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Clinic Information for October 11

Flu letter parents-schools 2017-18 Link

Influenza Vaccination Clinic Consent Form for Schools Link

Vaccine Information Statement Link

OPEN HOUSE Wednesday August 30th

4-7 PM PreK - 4th Grade in Atwater
5-8 PM 5th - 12th grade Grove City

BBQ 5-7 PM at the 5-12 Building

Grave level meetings in the theatre:
5th grade - 5:00 PM
6th Grade - 5:30 PM
7th Grade - 6:00 PM

Congratulations ACGC FFA

Four ACGC FFA members have been selected to compete at the National FFA Convention October 25 - 28, 2017. This is a great honor to compete and represent our school and communities.

Read More:


If you ordered a 2016/17 yearbook, they are now in and can be picked up in the High School office between 7:30 AM and 3:00 PM. Monday - Thursday.

School Supply Lists for 2017-18 School Year

PreSchool School Supply List

PK-4 School Supply Lists

5-12 School Supply Lists

Power has been restored

Power has been restored to ACGC.  SACC and both buildings will reopen on Wednesday, June 14.

Important Notice

All ACGC offices, grounds and fields and School Age Day Care are closed until power is restored.  There is to be no building use in Atwater or Grove City by the public until we have power.

ACGC FFA Members

2017-2018 ACGC FFA Calendar of Activities

ACGC FFA members

Please help at Build-A-Burger Thursday, June 8 4:15-7:30 PM at the Cashwise parking lot (Willmar, MN)

ACGC FFA Trapshooting Championship

Monday June 12. We will leave from the Grove City Gun Club at 6:15am. Bring a lawn chair and lunch. Contact Mrs. Hansen via email if you have questions or concerns.

Student Athletes for 17-18 School Year

Updated versions of the MSHSL Eligibility Brochure and the2017-2018 Sports Qualifying Physical Examination Clearance Form are now available on the ACGC Falcon Athletics Page

Graduation Open Houses - Class of 2017

Link to PDF List

9-12 1:1 Chromebook Returns

Reminder to 9-12 students. All items handed out with 9-12 Students Chromebooks need to be returned. 

Seniors: Remaining items Tuesday morning before Graduation rehearsal breakfast
9-11 will be turning them in on Wednesday morning.

  • Chromebook
  • Case
  • Case Strap
  • Power Supply

These items may not be kept over the summer. Items not returned will result in charges.

Class of 2017 Commencement

Commencement starts at 7:00 PM on Friday May 26th in the Jr. Sr. High School GYM.

Graduating Seniors must be here by 6:15 PM

Summer Rec

Atwater Summer Rec Brochure and Registriation Form

Cosmos Summer Recreation 2017

Grove City Summer Recreation 2017

Community Education Summer Lessons/Camps/Group Activities

Falcon Football Mini Camp 2017
Youth Football Mini Camp 2017
Youth Volleyball Camp 2017
7-12 Volleyball Camp 2017
Summer Weightlifting
Violin Lessons
Voice or Piano or Guitar Lessons

For more information check out the Community Educations Page

Meeker County Sheriff's Office Teen Academies

These academies are intended to provide youth an inside look at the operations and services of the Meeker County Sheriff's department.
Academies will be held at the Meeker County Sheriff's Office. June 19-21 and July 17-19.

This program is free and registration is open to students age 13-18 who attend ACGC.
To register, or for more information, contact Deputy Ryan Schutz (


The 5-8 students are pleased to present their Spring Concert
Wed., May 10th at 6:30 PM in the ACGC Theatre.

Please have your child to the choir/band room by the following times:
  5-6 6:00 PM
  7-8 6:15 PM
  Band 6:15 PM

The 9-12 band/choir concert will follow at 7:30 PM

We encourage students to wear concert clothes since they will be on stage and performing. We would like them to have black shoes, black pants, (skirt or dress), with a solid colored shirt.

Parent Letter

ACGC FFA Awards Night

2016-2017 FFA Officer Team will present awards and achievements to ACGC FFA members. This award night reflects upon the ACGC FFA activities and events of the past school year.

Saturday May 13 7:00pm
ACGC Jr/Sr High Theater
Refreshments to follow awards

Evening of Excellence

Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Theater

Eve of Excellence recipients

Trapshooting will be postponed Sunday April 30

ACGC Trapshooting will be postponed Sunday April 30 to May1 at 6pm. If you have conflicts please let Mrs. Hansen know via email

ACGC Prom Grand March

ACGC Prom Grand March begins at 3:00 on Saturday, May 6th. Doors will open to the public at 2:00. A very limited amount of reserved seating in the theater is still available for $5 per ticket. General admission tickets for seating in the gymnasium will also be available for $3 per ticket.

All Prom Goers

All prom goers are required to bring their Post Prom bag to the Student Services office by Friday morning, May 5th. This includes all non-ACGC dates as well. Students also need to pick up picture envelopes prior to Friday if you are having professional pictures taken.

Congratulations to the YES!

Team who won the Wow and Project Impact Award for the year. The judges felt the team did a wonderful job impacting the community with the Tree Trench Project and they appreciate that our elementary students are educated by the YES! team regarding sustainable energy solutions, composting and recycling. The team was only one point away from receiving the All Star Award. It has been a great year and the team is always open to more members and projects.

YES! Atwater Community Event

The ACGC community is invited to the Tree Trench Dedication and Climate Convening this Friday, April 28th from 5:00 PM-7:30 PM at ACGC Elementary School gym and south playground area.

Free admission and refreshments will be served.


RETIREMENT OPEN HOUSE for ACGC’s Superintendent Sherri Broderius

ACGC Public School’s Superintendent Sherri Broderius is retiring from her role at ACGC Schools.

All are invited to an open house in her honor, celebrating her 34 years of service to the community.

WHEN: Friday, May 19, 2017
TIME: 3:30pm—5:30pm
WHERE: ACGC Jr/Sr High School, 27250 MN Hwy 4, Grove City, MN


FIGHT (Females Into Getting Healthy Together) Club

This will be a 2 days a week Cross Training program for women in the community to learn safe strength training techniques, take home exercises that can be modified for home or other places, and get your sweat on!


ACGC Color-A-Thon

Join us in the ACGC Color-A-Thon.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
9:00-9:45 registration
10:00 AM run, walk and/or stroll begins

Register prior to the event at:

Youth Clothing Order

ACGC Boosters have a Youth Clothing program running through Rambow. Ends on Tue, Apr 4, 2017

All proceeds will be given to the preschool scholarship fund.

Order Here

American Wrestling Federation - Falcon Frenzy

Come watch AWF wresting at ACGC. ACGC graduate, Aaron Hoffmann performs in this family friendly TELEVISED pro wrestling show!

Ticket sales benefit CBC and concessions benefit our football team!

Tickets availabe at the Door:
$10 GA Childern 5 & under Free
$15 Ringside

Flyer: PDF JPG

The Class of 2018 Fundraiser At Buffalo Wild Wings

Fundraising opportunity on Tuesday, March 14. This time, head over to Buffalo Wild Wings in Hutchinson any time between 11am - 9pm.Present your event ticket (pick up on the table outside the high school office OR Print@Home), 15% of your total will be donated back to the class.

Feel free to share this message to friends, family, and community members that might want to dine and donate.

Thank you for supporting our fundraising efforts!

Applebee's Prom Fundraiser

Join the Class of 2018 at Applebee's in Willmar from 4:00PM-9:00PM Thursday March 9th (before you head over to cheer the basketball team on to victory!).
15% of your check will be donated to the junior class, the Class of 2018!
You will need to present an event ticket to your server.
Print@Home or stop by the high school office to pick one up.
Carside to Go purchases will also be eligible for this fundraiser as well.

For Sale: Jet Turret Milling Machine

We are accepting offers for the item listed below through April 5 2017 at noon.
All offers must be turned in District office.
Jet Turret Milling Machine Year Built: April 1986 Serial No: 502161
Item sold as is - Minimum Quote $1,250.00 or Best offer
More Info

Yearbooks Orders Due by March 17th

Orders are being accepted for the 7-12th grade 2016-17 Yearbook.

Price $50 or Personalized $55.

Turn orders into the High School office by March 17, 2017.

The School Board has Voted to Select Nels Onstad as the New Superintendent.

The ACGC School Board has voted to select Nels Onstad, Director Of Educator Licensing, Minnesota Department of Education, as the district’s new superintendent.

“We believe Nels has the qualifications and skills to move the school district forward. We look forward to working with Nels in his new capacity,” said Michael Hendrickson, Board Chair.

Press Release

Boys Basketball Playoff

ACGC will play Minnewaska March 4th at 7PM in Grove City in the first round of the 3AA Boys Basketball Tournament. Bracket

Three Finalists Selected for ACGC Public Schools Superintendent Position

The ACGC School Board has selected three finalists to return for a second interview for the school district’s superintendent position. The finalists are:

  • Brian Koslofsky
  • Kristopher Lynk
  • Nels Onstad

more Info...

For Sale: Mobile Cafeteria Folding Tables

ACGC Public Schools is accepting offers for the items below through March 1 2017 at noon
All offers must be turned in District office by noon.
4 - 10ft long Cafeteria Tables ( W/Bench Seating ) Minimum bid of $15 Each
1 - 12ft long Cafeteria Mobile Folding Tables ( W/Bench Seating ) Minimum bid of $15 each

Six finalists selected for ACGC School District superintendent position

The ACGC School Board has selected six finalists to interview for the school district’s superintendent vacancy. The finalists were selected from a pool of 27 applicants based on criteria established by the school board.

The finalists are:

  • Paula Foley
  • Brian Koslofsky
  • Shane Laffen
  • Kristopher Lynk
  • Nels Onstad
  • Donita Stepan

East Coast Trip 2017(Class of 2017)

There will be a a Parent-Student meeting for participants of the March 19 - 25, 2017 trip to Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. on Monday, February 20th beginning promptly at 6:17 pm. Important information will be presented so please plan to attend. Any questions can be directed to Mr. Hagstrom or Mr. Singsank.

ACGC Wrestling 2017

Minnesota State High School League Tournament at Trinity High School February 18th.
601 River Ridge Parkway
Eagan, MN 55121

Section 4A Wrestling Brackets 2017

The ACGC 5-12 building has confirmed cases of influenza.

The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs.

Minnesota Department of Health Influenza Symptom Screening Tool For Parents and Caregivers (pdf)

More Info (CDC Website)

MN School Board Association President's Award

Megan Morrison accepts the President's Award from Minnesota School Board Association on behalf of Jeanna Lilleberg. Jeanna earned 300 points for 300 hours of school board training.

No after school activities today(1/11/17)

Community Educations Flyer for Winter/Spring 2017

View the new Community Education Flyer online here:

ACGC Alumni Basketball Tournament POSTPONED to 1/7/2017

Tournament Schedule has been posted here